The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
- Nelson Mandela
There is no conflict that cannot be resolved. Violent conflict is created and sustained by human beings, and it can be ended by human beings.
- George Mitchell
Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's grief, and not seek for kind relief?
- William Blake
The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.
- Anita Koddick
It belongs to the very substance of nonviolence never to destroy or damage another person's feeling of self worth, even an opponent's. We all need, constantly, an advance of trust and affirmation.
- Bernard Haring
Aye, fight! But not your neighbor. Fight rather all the things that cause you and your neighbor to fight.
- Mikhail Naim
Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict -- alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.
- Dorothy Thompson
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
- Desmond Tutu
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
- Indira Gandhi
The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and errors, its successes and setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.
- Dag Hammarskjold
Beneath the rule of men entirely great, the pen is mightier than the sword.
- Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
We do not inherit the earth from our fathers. We borrow it from our children.
- David Bower
I do admit that the destructive energy is there, but it is evanescent, always futile before the creative, which is permanent.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
One day we shall win freedom, but not only for ourselves. We shall so appeal to your heart and conscience that we shall win you in the process, and our victory will be a double victory.